1199 Meeting the Healthcare Needs of the LGBT(Q) Population:
PM Session Pharmacists


To provide continuing professional development for pharmacists.

Subject Description

Cultural Competency

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss and employ methods and approaches for insuring a welcoming environment in inpatient, ambulatory and specialty healthcare settings for lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) patients
  2. Express increased awareness and knowledge of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men’s (MSM) specific health needs and concerns
  3. Describe increased awareness and sensitivity to the intersections between Latino/a culture and identity, and LGBT identities
  4. Discuss addiction risk factors specific to the LGBT(Q) population
  5. Discuss and identify Gay-affirmative treatment programs
  6. Discuss the importance of addressing the addiction as well as sexuality and identity through a psychotherapy lens
  7. Describe The MATRIX model and its importance as a first-line treatment for crystal methamphetamine addiction
  8. Discuss how the success of primary and secondary prevention strategies depends largely on the degree of community involvement
  9. Discuss the important role of hospital and clinic based LGBT(Q) medical / clinical services
  10. Discuss the important role of local and state public health departments in LGBT(Q) health and wellness
  11. Discuss the important role of community-based and faith based services in LGBT(Q) health and wellness
  12. Discuss the importance of person-centered culturally appropriate primary, secondary and specialized services and resources for LGBT(Q) preventive health
  13. Discuss the importance care coordination, including referrals for LGBT(Q) healthcare services and person-centered support services including peer to peer and mutual aid
  14. Discuss the important role of a continuum of LGBT(Q) care services; and knowledge based resources for further learning

Target Audience

This program has been developed for pharmacists working in the health-system and related pharmacy settings.

Activity Type


Authors / Speakers

Jose A. Cortes, MD, FACP

Petros Levounis, MD, MA, FASAM

Michael W. Elam, Mdiv (PhD Candidate)

Barbara E. Warren, PsyD, LMHC

Zil Goldstein, MSN, FNP

Clinical Reviewers

Joseph Pinto, BS, MS
Heide Christiansen, PharmD
Jill Bleyl, CE Administrator

Additional Information

ACPE: 0134-9999-15-120-L04-P
Contact Hours: 2
CEUs: 0.2
Presented At: Jul 18, 2015
Expires On: Jul 18, 2018 at 12:00 am CT the day of
ACPE Renewal Pending

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education


1199 LGBT(Q) July 18, 2015

New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists

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